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If An Airline Passenger Must Buy Two Seats, Don’t Put Them In Different Rows

It’s understandable when airlines force passengers to buy two seats if they can’t fit in a single one. It’s less understandable when the airline puts those two seats in different rows. That just means extra embarrassment for the passenger when front-line employees don’t understand the company’s own policies. Yet this is what a man from Wales claims happened to him during a flight to Ireland. [More]

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‘Passenger Of Size’ Policies For The Largest Domestic Airlines

For passengers who don’t easily fit into the narrow seats on most commercial jets, it helps to know in advance what each carrier’s policies. [More]

Southwest Forces Standby Flier Off Plane To Free Two Seats For Passenger Of Size

Southwest Forces Standby Flier Off Plane To Free Two Seats For Passenger Of Size

The Sacramento Bee reported yesterday that Southwest Airlines removed a standby passenger from a plane after boarding in order to make room for a late-arriving passenger who required two seats but had only purchased one. So why didn’t Southwest follow its own famed “Passenger of Size” policy and make the passenger unable to fit in a single seat wait? It’s sort of a reverse of Kevin Smith’s famous removal from a flight on Southwest this past February. [More]

Notorious Passenger Of Size Was Given A Full Row To Himself

Notorious Passenger Of Size Was Given A Full Row To Himself

A photo allegedly taken by a flight attendant that has been making its way around the internet has prompted an investigation of safety procedures by the FAA, says the New York Post. [More]